Iranian police say tip-offs from the public helped the force to arrest 40 people who took part in violent anti-government protests last month, an Iranian news agency reported on Tuesday.
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Pakistani and Indian forces exchanged fire across their border at the weekend, a Pakistani spokesman said on Monday, the latest in a series of incidents raising tension between the nuclear-armed rivals.
Somali pirates freed a Greek-flagged tanker carrying 2 million barrels of oil on Monday, a day after the biggest ransom yet paid to them was dropped onto its deck, the pirates and a maritime official said.
Three bombs killed at least two people in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf and injured dozens on Thursday, shattering a period of relative calm in one of Shi'ite Islam's holiest centres, officials and police said.
European Union states should refrain from using full-body scanners at airports until the bloc can agree on rules to protect the privacy and health of passengers, the EU's transport chief-designate said Thursday.